Category Archives: Health

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Time to refocus priorities: A Statement by the Green Party Leader on International Nurses Day

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Fredericton – David Coon, MLA for Fredericton South and Leader of the Green party of New Brunswick made the following statement in recognition of International Nurses Day (May 12). “Reporting this spring by Michael Robinson at the Telegraph Journal revealed that that nursing shortages are plaguing our hospitals. This exacerbates already long wait-times in our hospitals and is resulting in […]

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Health care system in ‘crisis’: opposition – Telegraph Journal – 13 March 2018

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article by Adam Huras “Huge cracks are opening up in New Brunswick’s health care system and this government seems oblivious to the fact. When emergency services are not available when you need them it says to me that the government has its priorities screwed up.” – David Coon Both the Progressive Conservatives and Greens have delivered a scathing criticism of […]

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Federal Home Care Dollars Funding Transfer of the Extra Mural Program to Private Management

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Fredericton – According to Green Party Leader David Coon, the majority of the $12.4 million New Brunswick has received from the Canada-New Brunswick Home and Community Care Funding Agreement will pay for transferring the Province’s extra mural program from the regional health authorities to the management of Medavie. “The federal home care money could have helped seniors with the daily […]

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An Update from your MLA

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Spring is almost within reach! I am sure everyone is looking forward to saying good-bye to this roller coaster of a winter. I have heard plenty from Fredericton seniors about the difficulty in navigating our sidewalks, and from both seniors and students about the interminable long waits for cabs. I passed both concerns on to the mayor during our most […]

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